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2018 Regular Session



Public Health - Opioids - Dispensing Requirement

Sponsored by:

Delegate Hayes


In the House - Hearing 2/27 at 1:00 p.m.

Synopsis:Requiring a drug classified as an opioid to be dispensed with a nontoxic composition designed to permanently and chemically sequester or deactivate the drug and be used for disposal of the drug; and establishing that a certain provision of the Act does not relieve a person from certain requirements of law regarding controlled dangerous substances.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates Hayes, Angel, Barron, Cullison, Kelly, Kipke, Metzgar, Miele, Morgan, Pena-Melnyk, Platt, Rosenberg, Saab, Sample-Hughes, West, and K. Young
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB1255
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2018
Health and Government Operations  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Public Health
Health Occupations
Narrow Subject(s):Chemical Tests
Controlled Dangerous Substances -see also- Drugs; Subst Abus
Drugs -see also- Controlled Dangerous Sub; Substance Abuse
Refuse Disposal -see also- Recycling
Statutes:Article - Health - General
(21-222, 21-221.1)

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March 7, 2018 5:45 A.M.